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Greg + Amelia
THE GRAND DEL MAR

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Roman + Zlatka
THE HIDDEN CASTLE

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Chris + Koree
THE LODGE AT TORREY PINES

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The Weddings and Engagements of Our Gorgeous #TYCouples

We’ve arrived at Part Two of David and Lisa’s enchanting Rancho Valencia wedding, and boy-oh-boy do we have a TREAT for you, my friends! I have been so giddy to share this one with you!  (And if you haven’t already seen Part One, stop what you’re doing and go there now – you officially have

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It couldn’t have been possible for David and Lisa to have a more perfect wedding day. And the ironic part is, this peaceful pair was so not focused on everything being perfect. They were consumed by LOVE, not by details. Their day was woven together by people they trust totally and completely… so David and

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Every minute of their oh-so-long flight, Greg and Courtney were giddy with all the adventure that awaited them in Paris: crêpes and wine and patisseries and touring all the iconic landmarks in the city of love. But Greg had one specific moment rolling over and over in his mind: the moment he planned to ask

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Omair and Christy are already sweet and gentle people to begin with, but together is where they are truly their best selves. Together is where they’re most connected. When they’re in each other’s arms, it’s oh-so-obvious just how much these two settle in, breathe deeper, and soak in the moment. Christy and Omair fell in

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Every ounce of Darrell and Angel’s wedding day was soaked in so much meaning… not just because of the love story they share, but because of the people who’ve supported them along the way. After they said ‘I do’ at their beautifully candlelit ceremony in Casa Real at Ruby Hill Winery (check out all the

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When you meet Angel, it’s so very obvious that her heart radiates love. It’s what attracted Darrell to her in the first place: her compassion, her sacrificial and selfless demeanor, and her incredible kindness towards others and herself. When Darrell and Angel began talking, she immediately took notice of how generous this man is: he

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Welcome to Part Two of Jay and Rachel’s oh-so-romantic wedding at Rancho Bernardo Inn! Jay and Rachel’s wedding had ALL the classic vibes – there were so many heart-filling, family-focused, rich-with-tradition moments that had Jeff and I feeling like the luckiest photographers on the PLANET. After they sealed the deal in their traditional ceremony (see

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The day Jay first met Rachel at brunch with friends, Jay’s buddy looked over at him, saw that twinkle in his eye, and said something along the lines of, “Don’t even bother. You don’t have a chance with her!” Challenge. Accepted. You see, Jay and Rachel were somewhat of an unlikely match – they admit

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After their very first date, JR and Allison walked away with a spark in their souls they’d spent their whole lives waiting for. It went beyond their easy conversation and effortless attraction… it was something so much greater. It was as if they’d always known each other, like they’d been saving a special place in

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CLASSIC & TRADITIONAL WEDDING AT THE GRAND DEL MAR

 

Every element of Greg and Amelia's wedding was dripping with elegance and classic glamour, including the breathtaking ceremony in the Capella Chapel, the sweetest getaway EVER, and the lovely-lovely fresh white florals by Adorations. Merilee of EverAfter Events designed a breathlessly perfect day, and Amelia was a VISION in her classic wedding gown. 

 

ROMANTIC HILLTOP WEDDING IN RANCHO SANTA FE

 

Oh be still my swooning photographer heart! Roman and Zlatka’s wedding at The Hidden Castle, a French chateau estate venue atop the hills of Rancho Santa Fe, was everything magical, romantic, and elegant! From Zlatka’s dynamite dress to Roman’s chic presence to the 180 degree views of the hills of San Diego, this whole day was simply stunning!

 

EMOTIONAL WEDDING AT THE LODGE TORREY PINES

 

If you could wrap up everything Jeff and I love into one beautiful #TYWedding package, it would be this wedding right here. Tradition, elegance, emotion, legacy… and loads of classic black and white! Chris and Koree’s dreamy wedding at The Lodge at Torrey Pines was crafted by the impeccable talent of Susanne Duffy of Crown Weddings.

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WEDDING PLANNING TIPS

 

OUR MOST HELPFUL WEDDING PLANNING TIPS, STRAIGHT FROM THE EXPERTS

 

Our Formula for the Perfect Engagement Outfit

 

Picking the perfect outfit for a photo session can be one of the most difficult experiences BUT it doesn’t have to be. I’ve seen enough outfits that work and don’t work that I’ve cracked the ultimate code for our couples...

 

Our Stress-Free Wedding Day Timeline 

 

There’s nothing better than a stress-free wedding day when everything runs smoothly, your guests have the time of their lives, and you soak in the day with your sweetie. Though it sounds too good to be true, you can...

 

10 Foolproof Tips to Get Gorgeous Wedding Photos

 

It’s the #1 question brides ask: What can I do to get the most amazing photos on my wedding day?

Having been through the in’s and out’s of countless weddings, I have loads of tips to share, so let's...

ABOUT THE YOUNGRENS

We’re Jeff and Erin Youngren, a hubby and wifey team that photographs amazing couples and their incredible weddings. Hopeless romantics, BFF's, and mama + daddy to James, we’re obsessed with traveling, podcasts, Oreos (Erin) and whiskey (Jeff).